International Short Films and features in Girona City, Catalonia.

Girona Film Festival is an international congress of talent.
30 years of tradition, Girona Festival is an event where artists unveil their work, debated film, make market contacts ... without forgetting the festival with a variety of shows and music.
Born in 1989 on the initiative of a group of young Girona need to share their film creations. It has become a renowned event to present new talent of the moment, reaching 130 countries are participating. Keeping the essence of that first edition, "an exchange between artists from all sectors of art more diverse and versatile film."

Today can boast of having had the presence of Gregory Nava, Lupe Ontiveros, Knister, Eva Truffaut, Nunes, JA Bayona, Jaume Balagueró, Macarena Gómez, Julia Steinweg, Uma Ysamat, Maria Ripoll, Peter Welter, Mike Connor, Adam Ethan Crow, Santiago Tabernero, Ana Martinez, Roberto Leone, Fernando Cobo.

BEST SHORT FILM
BEST FEATURE FILM
BEST VISUAL FX clip
BEST ACTORS
BEST MUSIC (Award Xavier Cugat)
BEST PICTURE
BEST EDITING
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM
BEST CHILDREN FILM
BEST JEWISH FILM
BEST SERIES
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST HANDICAPPED
BEST ADVERTISING FILM
BEST Girona Talent
SPECIAL MENTIONS To distinguish his talent

The prize is a trophy. Its value is in the category of the Festival and its jury.
The beneficiary collects himself or someone representing him.
Palm officially announced the night and the prize is collected there.
No winner realizes exceptionally realizes some international award.

REGULATION
31 GIRONA FILM FESTIVAL - 2019

CONDITIONS OF THE FILM
Production Year 2018-2019
Film footage
Feature more than 60 minutes.
Short film maximum 60 minutes.
Documentary unlimited.
Unpublished Not published for the Spanish commercial public (except: Webseries, Music Film and Advertising)
Participation
International. Open to the world.
All genres, all style and all thematical.

ENTRY FORM
In the platform: https://filmfreeway.com/festival/GironaFilmFestival

COMPETITIVE CATEGORY
SHORT FILM International. Up to 60 minutes.
FEATURE International. More than 60 minutes.
GIRONA TALENT Local. Your talent (director, screenplay, producer, actors, music, cameraman, editing, SFX, Art director, etc.), your thematical or your location is in Girona or your environment.
DOCUMENTARY International, unlimited time.
EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM International. Up to 60 minutes
CHILDREN short film for public of 5 to 16 years. International. Up to 60 minutes.
JEWISH FILM Jewish theme or Israeli talent. International.
HANDICAPPED thematical or handicapped talent. International.
SOUSTAINABLE FILM movies ecologist, naturalist, social, etc. International.
WEB-SERIES International.
MUSIC FILM and Music Video.
ADVERTISING FILM movies of the advertising.

DEADLINE
March 31, 2019.

SELECTED MEDIA
July 31, 2019

DATES Festival
From October 1 to 5, 2019

CRITERIA
Creativity and innovation in cinematographic language.
The transcendence of the discourse, the narrative capacity, the effectiveness of the discourse in the narrative and outside of the narrative.
The situations, their impact.
Emotional speech, its rhythm.
The script, direction, production, editing, performance, art direction, music, photography, image processing, special effects.
Originality, distanced from any mimicry and conventions.
Ability to impact, communicate and attract the viewer.
The work by nature has content. His speech cannot be against the basic principles of human rights, the defence of freedom and especially that of weaker people or groups. It grows its interest if it develops artistic, human, cultural, educational and historical concepts.
There is also a geographical criterion of representative of the world, with a special sensitivity in the emerging countries and those of low production.
EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM values its ability to generate image, its animation or movement, its creativity and innovation in the cinematographic language and its contributions to the genre.
MUSIC FILM (Music Video) values its ability to generate image in relation to music, its animation or movement, its creativity and innovation in the cinematographic language and its contributions to the genre. The quality of the music and its originality is the basis of the work.

MATERIALS
For Theatrical screenings
The screening in Theatre, require copy in DCP file.
DCP copy must be delivered in V.O. subtitled to Catalan or Spanish or English, in case it is not in one of these languages.
Technical conditions
DCP Interop JPEG 2000
Maximum Bitrate: 250 Mbps
Frame rate: 24fps
Not encrypted.
Resolution 2K:
Flat 1998x1080
Complete 2048x1080
Scope 2048x858
Interop (DCI)

For Screenings in Culture Houses
The screening in Casa de Cultura, Fundació Valvi and Moby disk require a Digital file.

Shipping
The shipment will be through a link.
In case of physical delivery, the participant pays the shipping costs.
It should be sent to this address:
Girona Film Festival
Carrer de la Cellera 17. 17457 Riudellots de la Selva, Girona. Catalonia

SCREENINGS
It will be projected in several spaces.
Access to the Theatre is for payment or invitation.
The participants, the team and the talent in general receive invitations from the Festival.

RIGHTS
The registration in the Festival is his assignment of exhibition rights, also the rights for the promotion. The Festival is not for profit. The value of the assignment is in the events organized by the Festival.
The Festival will communicate the activity to the contact person of the film.
The contact person who makes the registration, represents the rights holders of the registered film, responds of their originality and the assignment of these rights at the Girona Film Festival to be displayed to the public for non-profit purposes.

JURY DELIBERATION
The jury is composed of a chairman and other members. If required, the Jury President may exercise voting honour.
The jury sees the movies, deliberate and vote. Its result is the verdict.
The verdict of the jury is secret, until after giving the award, unless it is otherwise noted.

AWARDS
BEST FEATURE
BEST SHORT FILM
BEST GIRONA TALENT
BEST ACTORS
BEST MUSIC
BEST PICTURE
BEST EDITING
BEST SFX
BEST DOCUMENTARY
BEST EXPERIMENTAL ART FILM
BEST CHILDREN FILM
BEST JEWISH FILM
BEST WEBSERIE
BEST MUSIC FILM
BEST HANDICAPPED
BEST ADVERTISING FILM
SPECIAL MENTIONS To distinguish his talent

The prize is a trophy. Its value is in the category of the Festival and its jury.
The awarded receives the award in the Closing Ceremony.
The awarded is not notified in advance

IMPORTANT
Registration implies acceptance of these rules.
If force majeure forced to amend the rules, the changes are written and published again.

©Fundació Festival de cinema de Girona
www.gironafilmfestival.com

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Gener B. Lanzo

    Was one of the best experience in my filmfest live.

    October 2018
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Moltes gràcies Gener!

  • Benjamin Esterlis

    One of the best festivals i had the pleasure to be part of!
    Girona is an amazing beautiful city & the festival crew was very communicative & nice.

    October 2018
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Benajmin.
    Thanks your for your work "Safe Place"

  • Victor Manuel Vazquez Ortegon

    Excelente festival. Muy cercano a los participantes.

    October 2018
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Muchas Gracias Victor Manuel y gracias por tu película SOMBRAS

  • UN3 TV

    Great festival. We are very happy to have been part of the festival!

    October 2018
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Muchas gracias por vuestras maravillosas series y felicidades por vuestro premio en DEPTO.
    Gracias de nuevo por vuestra aportación.

  • Hagit Kastel

    Great festival with great hospitality-highly recomnded.
    It was an honor being nominated to girona film festival and be part of it.

    October 2018
    29cartelfestivalgirona500
    Response from festival:

    Thanks Hagit for your MUSIC FILMS. WOOW!!!